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Hands on: Sony Xperia S and Xperia Sola
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Hands on: Sony Xperia S and Xperia Sola

March 21st, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
The Sony Xperia S is the first flagship phone for the Japanese electronics giant after it took over control of Sony Ericsson last year, and it certainly looks the part and competes well in a crowded arena of Android...
Same old name, but new iPad makes sense for Apple
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Same old name, but new iPad makes sense for Apple

March 8th, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
Though it feels like the company is hardly moving much beyond treading water, its rivals are still some ways off from threatening its...
Motorola Atrix 2 arrives in Singapore, packed with games, for S$699
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Motorola Atrix 2 arrives in Singapore, packed with games, for S$699

March 3rd, 2012 | by Alfred Siew
It's packed with what you'd expect - a 4.3-inch screen, dual-core 1GHz processor, Android 2.3.6 operating system, a nice 8-meg camera and some of Motorola's useful add-ons like MotoCast, which lets you easily stream movies and...
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Streaming music service Rara.com launches in Singapore

February 5th, 2012 | by Chan Chi-Loong
New streaming service Rara.com launches in Singapore, but fails to impress on cost or DRM...
Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note
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Hands on: Samsung Galaxy Note

December 6th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
What is crucial to its popularity in recent weeks since its launch is that it has come at a time when the screen sizes of phones have themselves increased from the iPhone's 3.5 inches to 4.7 inches on the HTC Sensation XL, for...
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Hands on: Motorola’s new Razr in Singapore

November 6th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Despite being one of the first with an Android phone when it released the Droid and Milestone about two years ago, Motorola has not had a top-end phone that stood toe to toe with offerings from rivals such as Samsung, HTC and...
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Goondu review: Bluestacks Android Player for Windows

October 15th, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
If you’ve ever thought of running Android apps on a PC, there’s now an easy way to do it. Bluestacks, a company headed by former McAfee executives, has developed a virtualisation software that offers a full Android...
Apple’s iPhone 4S – in a word: underwhelming
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Apple’s iPhone 4S – in a word: underwhelming

October 5th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Apple is playing catchup and this time, and it's obvious even to non-techie users. It will still sell lots of iPhones 4S phones, but it will not likely haul back the lead that Android-based devices have gained in the past...
Goondu review: travel apps we love
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Goondu review: travel apps we love

October 2nd, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Singaporeans are a cellphone-crazy lot. Even while on vacation, most will remain tethered to their smartphones, checking in from obscure locations to earn bragging rights and lapping up tips left behind by others. In this week's...
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Sony Ericsson takes aim at sports and music fans with Xperia Active, Live with Walkman

October 1st, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Gym rats and music lovers now have two new Sony Ericsson smartphones to choose from. Making its debut yesterday is Xperia Active, a ruggedized model that sports a dust proof and water resistant shell. While sweating it out, you...
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Goodu review: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

September 21st, 2011 | by limbeer
I’d bet the most common question that any Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 owner would have gotten is,“How does it compare with the iPad 2?”. So having spent more than two weeks with mine (a 16GB Wifi Galaxy Tab 10.1), here’s my...
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Saleforce boosts cloud platform with new tools

September 2nd, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Salesforce has unveiled a slew of new tools and services to lure developers to its cloud-based platform. Leading the pack is Database.com, a cloud database that can power apps built for Android and iOS-based devices. These apps...
Goondu review: this week’s best apps
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Goondu review: this week’s best apps

August 26th, 2011 | by Aaron Tan
Here's this week's Techgoondu pick of must-have smartphone apps for Android, iOS and Windows Phone 7 devices....
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Samsung rakes up Galaxy SII sales, passes 5 million mark

July 28th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
After several unconfirmed reports yesterday, Samsung has come out to say that it has indeed sold a cool five million Galaxy SII phones in just 85 days - a figure that will surely make Apple sit up as it prepares the next...
Microsoft sends Windows “Mango” to phone makers, hopes to crawl back market share
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Microsoft sends Windows “Mango” to phone makers, hopes to crawl back market share

July 27th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
Microsoft has sent its next iteration of the Windows Phone software to handset makers, as it wraps up the operating system's features and software code ahead of a launch in Fall...
Mozilla jumps into mobile OS fray with “Boot to Gecko”
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Mozilla jumps into mobile OS fray with “Boot to Gecko”

July 27th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The makers of the popular Firefox Web browser have launched a new project called “Boot to Gecko”, or B2G, to “pursue the goal of building a complete, standalone operating system for the open...
Goondu Review: Motorola Atrix + Lapdock
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Goondu Review: Motorola Atrix + Lapdock

July 20th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
The ability to transform from a regular cellphone into a crossover laptop of sorts makes the Atrix the first of a new breed of mobile devices. The rough edges are still there, but it's a gizmo that makes us look forward to its...
Panasonic’s Toughbook tablet aims to make your tablet look like a wuss
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Panasonic’s Toughbook tablet aims to make your tablet look like a wuss

June 17th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
Want something more durable than the delicate confectionary of glass and aluminum that is the iPad? Then you’ll want to take a look at the Toughbook Android tablet, an upcoming addition to Panasonic’s line of ultra-rugged...
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How to get many of Apple’s “new” iOS 5 features right now

June 8th, 2011 | by Raymond Lau
While Apple was enjoying a group hug with fans this week in unveiling "new" features for its upcoming iOS 5, many non-iPhone users are scratching their heads and asking: "what's...
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HTC Flyer priced at a “promotional” S$899 in Singapore

May 27th, 2011 | by Alfred Siew
HTC has dropped the price of its 7-inch Flyer tablet a day before it starts shipping, in a sign that the tablet wars are truly here in Singapore to offer users more choice and competitive...